Convention

Mark your calendar for the 

40th Annual MAVT Convention

February 6th & 7th, 2015

 

Two days of exciting topics.   This year our sessions will be divided into five topic tracks – Small Animal General,  Small Animal Advanced, Large Animal, Lab/Exotic and Bonus (includes team building/leadership, etc).  More information coming soon.

Book your hotel rooms now!! 

MINNEAPOLIS HILTON
1001 Marquette Ave. 
South Minneapolis, MN 55403 
612-376-1000
Online Reservations: 
https://resweb.passkey.com/go/MVMAandMAVT2015 

Lodging at the hotel: Call for reservations. Tell them you are with the MAVT Convention and the code is VET. The special room rate of $99 plus tax/fees will be available until January 15th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

We hope to see you there.
MAVT Convention Committee.

 

 

Directions to the Hotel:

From the East: Take 94 West toward Minneapolis. Take the 11th Street exit and stay in the right-hand lane. The parking garage entrance is on 11th Street on the right between 2nd Avenue and Marquette. For valet parking, continue past the garage entrance to Marquette and turn right. Follow Marquette to the main hotel entrance.

From the West: Take 94 East toward Minneapolis. Nearing downtown, take the Hennepin-Lyndale exit and stay in the left lane. Take a left at the first stop light onto Dunwoody Blvd. Turn right onto 12th Street. Follow 12th Street to Marquette Avenue and turn left. Follow Marquette one-and-a-half blocks to the main hotel entrance for valet parking. For self-parking, follow Marquette past the Hilton to 10th Street and turn right. Follow 10th Street to 2nd Avenue and turn right again. Enter the parking garage to your right.

From the North: Take 35W South to 94 West. Enter 94 West – do not take the exit for 11th Avenue. On 94 West stay in the right-hand lane and take the 11th Street exit. Proceed on 11th Street staying in the right-hand lane. The parking garage entrance is on 11th Street on the right between 2nd Avenue and Marquette. For valet parking, continue past the garage to Marquette and turn right. Follow Marquette to the main hotel entrance.

From the South: Take 35W North toward Minneapolis. Nearing downtown, follow ”Downtown Exits” (#65, a left exit). Take the 11th Street exit. Proceed West on 11th Street staying in the right-hand lane. The parking garage entrance is on 11th Street on the right between 2nd Avenue and Marquette. For valet parking, continue past the garage to Marquette and turn right. Follow Marquette to the main hotel entrance.

From the Light Rail: Light Rail is accessible from both the Humphrey and Lindbergh Terminals at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Follow signage towards “ground transportation”. Route 55 services downtown and runs every 7.5 minutes during rush hour and 10-15 minutes during non-rush hour. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes and fares vary between $1.75 – $2.25.

Proceed to the Nicollet Mall Station (5th Street & Nicollet). Take the “Free Nicollet Mall Bus” to the 11th Street stop (11th Street & Nicollet). Walk one block east to 11th and Marquette Avenue. Hotel located on corner of 11th Street and Marquette Avenue.